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SE16-01: Samoa Researchers Join the NOAA Samoa Archipelago Fisheries Research Cruise

The final leg of SE16-01, the Samoa Archipelago Fisheries Research Cruise, took place around the islands of Upolu, Manono, and Savai’i, Samoa.  During this leg, researchers from 2 Samoa agencies, the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (MNRE) and … Continue reading

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SE16-01: Bottomfishing for samples

The primary objective of the NOAA/PIFSC Life History Program is to provide the basic biological and ecological information of subsistence, recreationally, and commercially valuable species for stock assessment and management purposes.  The more we know about a species life history … Continue reading

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NOAA Leads GIS Workshop in Timor-Leste

By Max Sudnovsky and Annette DesRochers NOAA Fisheries’ team members Annette DesRochers and Max Sudnovsky of the Coral Reef Ecosystem Program (CREP) recently returned from a productive visit to Dili, Timor-Leste. Nearing the end of a four-year collaborative partnership between … Continue reading

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Scientists return to Timor-Leste for reef monitoring mission

By Max Sudnovsky In the early morning on Sept. 16, Molly Timmers, Charles Young, and Max Sudnovsky of the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED) departed Dili, Timor-Leste, on their way to Atauro Island to kick off the first day … Continue reading

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The final count: summary of mission to assess reef fish assemblages, build capacity in Timor-Leste

By Kevin Lino Researchers from the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED) recently completed a successful mission to assess coral reef fish assemblages in nearshore (<18 m), coastal waters off the northern coastlines of Timor-Leste—in conjunction with the Timor-Leste Ministry … Continue reading

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Update from Timor-Leste: team completes 50 surveys of reef fish and benthic communities in first week

By Paula Ayotte PIFSC scientists have been assessing and monitoring the coral reef ecosystems at islands and atolls in the central and western Pacific since 2000. The PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem (CRED) now is establishing baselines and initiating capacity building … Continue reading

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